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Animal General of East Norwich

Animal General of East Norwich

6320 Route 25A | East Norwich, NY 11732

Call 516-200-6401
Monday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday Closed
  • Animal Boarding
  • Animal Daycare
  • Animal Flea Control
  • Animal Grooming
  • Animal Microchipping
  • Bird Vet
  • Exotic Animal Vet
  • Large Animal Vet
  • Reptile Vet
  • Small Animal Vet
  • Spaying/Neutering
  • Veterinarians
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Veterinary Euthanasia
  • Veterinary Medical Specialties
  • Veterinary Surgery
  • Veterinary Vaccinations
  • New Pet Initial Visit
  • Physical Exam

We're more than an animal hospital! We're the place where pet parents know they can bring their pets for superb veterinary care that sets new standards for quality and kindness. For pets and pet parents alike, a trip to our clinic is an opportunity to see how our neighborly, welcoming staff cares for your pet as if it were their own, and treats you with the friendliness and respect you'd expect from an industry leader.

Additional Services/Information:
Emergencies seen immediately
High-tech medical and surgical facility
Appointments preferred, but walk-ins welcome
Herbal medicine
Prescription pet foods
Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery

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Entrance to our hospital. Entrance to our hospital.
We have a warm and comfortable lobby. We have a warm and comfortable lobby.
One of our comfortable exam rooms. One of our comfortable exam rooms.
Our surgical suite. Our surgical suite.
VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care. VCA is committed to continuously improving its standard of care.
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Ellen Leonhardt
Ellen Leonhardt

Dr. Leonhardt with her dogs Joplin and Kinsey
Medical Director
DVM, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Ellen Leonhardt was raised and still lives in Levittown, NY. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 1988, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University in 1993. She did her clinical rotation year at Oklahoma State University in 1993 and received her federal accreditation allowing her to write International health certificates in 1994.

Dr. Ellen has been practicing general medicine at Animal General since 1993 and is currently the Medical Director of the hospital. She has also been practicing emergency medicine at Nassau Animal Emergency Clinic since 1993, where she is currently part- time senior veterinarian. Her interests in veterinary medicine include general surgery, internal medicine, wildlife medicine, reptile medicine, and has some experience working with pot-bellied pigs and small goats. She always welcomes "any animal in need that can fit through the front door". Dr. Ellen was the first Veterinarian in New York State to perform a completely IN HOSPITAL Stem Cell treatment on a dog in September 2010.
Dr. Ellen currently has 2 Rottweilers, "Kinsey" and "Joplin" who come to work with her and are the greeters to all who visit Animal General! She also has 2 cats, "Wyatt" and "Darwin", a tortoise, 2 ducks, 2 parakeets, and 3 finches as her family at home. She has 2 outdoor goldfish ponds and uses gardening and fussing with her ponds as her stress relief.

Her outside interests are international travel- with special attention to countries with interesting wildlife. She has become adept at wildlife and landscape photography and many of her pictures adorn the walls of Animal General.

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Dr. Danielle Perrone-Fredrickson

Associate Veterinarian
DVM, Ohio State University

Dr. Danielle Perrone grew up in Suffolk County and received her Bachelor of Science degree at SUNY Stony Brook in 2005. Following undergrad she was accepted in to Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, where she earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2009. After graduation, Dr Perrone came back to New York, where she completed a rigorous one-year general internship at the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island in West Islip. She joined Animal General in September 2010 and is excited to assist Dr. Ellen in caring for the pets of the nearby community. Her professional interests include clinical pathology, animal behavior, and internal medicine.

When not in the office, Dr. Perrone enjoys planning get togethers with friends, cooking, running, and trying not to injure herself playing Ultimate Frisbee. Dr. Perrone lives in Deer Park with her husband, Sean and their dog "Bentley" and cats "Slinky" and "Cindy".

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